Robert F Kennedy Assassination
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14,321 pages of FBI and Los Angeles County District Attorney files, covering the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
14,184 pages of FBI files dating from May 1968 to November 1978.
Included among the many topics covered in the files regarding the assassination of Robert Kennedy are: The confusion during the aftermath of the shooting. Statements phoned into the FBI by the public after the shooting of Robert Kennedy. Interviews with witnesses and members of Robert Kennedy's party. Attention to Sirhan's brother. Ethel Kennedy's desire to not be interviewed by the FBI or LAPD. A chronology of events. Interviews of Dr. Stanley Abo, who first attended to Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Alleged statement made by Sirhan in the Golden Garter Bar, Alhambra, California, in Late May 1968, "We will wait till he gets into town and then we will get him." Investigation conducted by the Los Angeles Police Department, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Investigation of the "Woman in the Polka-dot Dress." Investigation concerning alleged statement between two unknown males speaking in Arabic at Robert Kennedy's headquarters on June 3, 1968, in Los Angeles, heard as, "Well, we didn't catch up with him last night, but we will tonight." Notebooks found in Sirhan Sirhan's room, that included entries such as, "May 18, 9:45 a.m. 1968 My determination to eliminate R.F.K. is becoming more and more of an unshakable obsession... R.F.K. must die... R.F.K. must be killed... Robert F. Kennedy must be assassinated before 5 June 68..." A 1971 report by Los Angeles District Attorney Joseph P. Busch concerning allegations of improper procedures by Los Angeles Police Department criminalist DeWayne Wolfer in the Sirhan case.
Other topics covered in the reports, memos, and telegrams include: Arrest and confinement of Sirhan Sirhan. Search of Sirhan's room. Tracking of the gun used in the shooting. Investigation concerning alleged purchases of ammunition by Sirhan at Lock, Stock and Barrel Gun Shop, San Gabriel, California. Background, education, employment, associates, and acquaintances of Sirhan Sirhan. Background of Sirhan's family. Interviews of members of Sirhan's family. Interviews of individuals in the area of the shooting. Other victims of the shooting. Interviews of individuals registered as guests at the Ambassador Hotel. Physical evidence taken into custody. Interview of employees of the Ambassador Hotel. The transportation of Senator Kennedy's ambulance to Central Receiving Hospital. Investigation of Sirhan's activity at the San Gabriel Valley Gun Club. Neighborhood investigation in Pasadena, California. Prosecutive actions concerning the Sirhan case. Records from the Pasadena Police Department.
Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office SPECIAL COUNSEL Report on the Assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy
In March 1977, Thomas F. Kranz, the Special Counsel to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, published a 137 page report concerning his findings regarding a review of the investigation of the assassination of Robert Kennedy. This report presents observations and conclusions of the Special Counsel appointed by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on August 12, 1975 to investigate independently the assassination of Senator Robert Kennedy. It covers the chronology, history, and narrative of facts of the trial, investigations, and ballistic hearings. The report addresses conspiracy theories.
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Reviewer: bradkeithjohnson - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 8, 2016
Subject: Excellent Resource
Subject: Excellent Resource
Your collection of FOIA-released FBI documents concerning the RFK assassination appears to exceed the number of FBI documents on the case currently available at the Mary Ferrell Foundation web site. Good work!
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